• OMVS file owner after SMPE apply

    Hello, I was given the task of applying maintenance to z/OS 1.13 using a documented procedure and all was going well, however, some of the PTFs did not apply because I was not a super user UID(0). So, I had the guy who usually does the applies submit the job and this applied the remaining PTFs....

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  • Qmf for Windows 8.1 fp18 – date datatype from db2 z/os 8 format error in excel 2003

    When I import a DB2 z/OS query result  containing date or date(timestamp) columns from QMF for WINDOWS in EXCEL 2003 using the Add-in the cells cannot be formatted. In the same column the date are displayed sometimes as dd/mm/yyyy, sometimes as nnnnn or in the previously defined format (example...

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  • DB2 Automated Utilities – Vendor selection

    We use the IBM utilities suite and our own in-house utilities automation for DB2 v7. Our automated utilities is now draining us with heavy maintenance and since V7, there are still a few holes that could cause us some serious damage if not fixed in the near future. However, with V8, we would...

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  • Z10 migration to z114

    Are there any issues migrating from a z10 BC to a z114 with both running z/OS 1.13

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  • z/OS 1.4 on Z9?

    Will z/OS 1.4 run on a Z9 under VM if it ran on a Z990 under VM...it is a vanilla OS. I KNOW it is out of support!!!

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  • A problem when BDAM files with key are copied by DFSMSdss.

    I have a problem with my BDAM files with key when the files are copied using DFSMSdss of z/OS. If the files are copied using physical processing, everything is OK. If the files are copied using logical processing, reading existing records is OK, but writing a new record into the copied files fails...

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  • Intermittent Error using FTP/TLS

    Our shop has several jobs that are running on a z/OS system in which we are transfering data to an FTP server. Other than a difference in file names being transfered, the FTP script is virtually the same. Unfortunately, we are having a problem with one specific job. When attempting to log onto the...

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  • How to sort a variable length file, with multiple record types

    12345     101xxxxxxxx 12345     201xxxxxxxx1 12345     201xxxxxxxx2 12346     104xxxxxxxx 12346     204xxxxxxxx1 12347     101xxxxxxxx 12347     201xxxxxxxx1   Above is an example of a file I am trying to sort.  I want to sort by the 2nd and 3rd characters, of...

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  • How to recover a PDS member

    z/os mainframe. A member from a partitioned dataset has been accidentally deleted . No backup. I guess the deletion is done logically and not phisically untill next compress (a king of flag aside) . So, there must be a command that  let  recover the member (unflag it). Coud anyone give some...

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  • SYSRES cloning Z/OS

    Hi All, I am trying to understand about cloning the sysres volume of our z/os 1.12. Our environment is basically a Z9 machine with 1 cpc with only two LPAR images created with no coupling facility(Monoplex). To clone a sysres volume we are required to peform a indirect cataloging and clone your...

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  • Expired or deleted RACF accounts that are still active in DB2

    Hello, I have a question related to 'expired or deleted RACF accounts that are still active in DB2'. In our shop, with z/OS as the operating system and RACF as a security tool. While DB2 native security is used to manage access for each of the DB2 objects such as database, table, view, or storage...

    Abeshaman5 pointsBadges:
  • Advice needed on “DB2 DBA for Z/OS career”

    Hello there, I am a mainframe professional with over 6 years of experience. I worked mainly in IDMS database throughout my career. However, i am interested to learn database administration in DB2. I did clear initial DB2certification long back. 1>  To do DB2 DBA, how difficult is it for me as...

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  • UACC vs Generic Userid

    As a long time RACF guy, I have believed that although it would be a rare scenario to exploit this, Universal Access (UACC) will allow access to an 'MVS user' that is not necessarily RACF defined and hasn't been authenticated through RACF, yet Generic Userid (*) equates to 'any RACF defined user',...

    ThePriest5 pointsBadges:
  • DB2 for Z/OS and DB2 for LINUX / WINDOWS/ AS400

    I have around 5 years of IT experience in Mainframe and Midrange operations. As I'm more intersted in database administration, recently I did IBM DB2 9 Fundamentals certification and also IBM Mainframe application development course ( JCL,VSAM,COBOL,DB2,CICS) but it was 5 years back. I want to go...

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  • FTP from z/OS PDS to server (how to add on .txt extension)

    I'm relatively new to FTP. Have written a JCL which will copy all members of a local PDS to a remote server. This process is somewhat successful, however all the same named filenames on the remote server reflect only the PDS member name (without any extension). Have used the LCD command to map to...

    Herb5 pointsBadges:
  • Tables in DB2 z/OS

    In which dataset will I be able to find the default tables of DB2 V9 in Z OS

    KarishmaKapoor20 pointsBadges:
  • Capture Select Statistics report

    I want to run a batch job to create a Select Statistics report and capture the report in a dataset. What commands do I use?

    Tcrab5 pointsBadges:
  • In z/OS, can you write a message to another job’s job log?

    I've got several situations where I'd like a program (e.g. a batch program) to be able to write a message in another job's job log (e.g. to a CICS region saying "I've just set application ABC into overnight mode" or some such). I don't recall seeing this feature anywhere and have been through the...

    Jamesp3315 pointsBadges:
  • CICS commands

    Hi, I am using PCOM for accessing Z OS. I am new to Mainframes. I want to fire this command. CEDA DEF PROG(PROG1) GROUP(GRP1) LANG(COBOL). When i googled I found that i have to fire this command at CICS terminal. I want to know how can I get to the CICS terminal.

    KarishmaKapoor20 pointsBadges:
  • Installing LDAP on z/os 1.9

    I need to install ldap on zos 1.9 but not sure where to start..this is for replication

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